Optimism, what is it good for?

I’m an Optimist. I always have been. I see no point in spending most of your life miserable and focussing on every little thing that could possibly go wrong…in order to prepare yourself for when things do go wrong. Yes, you need a certain amount of knowledge and a little bit of thought must be given over to ‘what if this happens’, but after that?

Thinking, Writing and Habit Formation

I set myself a goal last year. A goal of typing a minimum of 300 words a day, every day, for a year. Most of the days, I'd sit there and stare at the blank page, telling myself, "It's only 300 words, it’s fine..."